Waiting for the bells that ring
In the deep heart of the night

from Bruce Springsteen – Backstreets Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

New Jersey is full of churches and steeples. Is Bruce referring to the bells that come up swinging in, say, an early Sunday dawn? “Heart of the night” might infer otherwise; however, it’s not uncommon for Jersey boys and girls to stay up that late.

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